A new-look Camden Military Academy cross country team finished in 13th place --- out of 19 squads --- which took part in the Skyhawk Invitational hosted by Hammond last Wednesday in Columbia.
Not having had any success with the passing game in Saturday's season opener at Camden Military Academy, New Covenant Christian School turned to a physical running back and a penetrating sun to finally get past the hosts, 14-0.
For the Camden Military Academy, Saturday marks what may well be the earliest season opener in the history of the program. For visiting New Covenant Christian School, this will be the first football game in the school's history.
When you are coming off a winless season, it is good to have a short memory.
Right from the start of the season, Camden Military Academy head football coach Will Rice knew the 2011 season could be an interesting one for the Spartans.
This is what you would call cutting it close.
If you are going to make a four-hour trip to a football game, you would, at least, want a victory to make the journey back home more bearable.
Before the Providence Day School ever stepped off the bus for its football game at Camden Military Academy, Spartans' coach Will Rice knew the odds were not in his team's favor.
It is never easy for the Camden Military Academy football team the week after the school's fall break.
While Camden Military Academy remained winless through five games following Friday night's 20-0 loss to host Carolina Pride in a game played at Weddington, N.C., the effort, said CMA head coach Will Rice, was his team's best of the season, thus far.
Having struggled to get any traction of offense, the Camden Military Academy coaching staff switched from the spread set to the I-formation backfield last Friday night against McBee.
Trailing host McBee, 32-6, at halftime, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice gave the go-ahead to scrap his team's spread offensive scheme in favor of the I-formation backfield.
Will Rice is hoping that lightning can strike twice in 366 days in the same town.
C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
After the heartbreak of a 34-28 loss to the Carolina Wildcats one week earlier, the Camden Military Academy football team righted the ship on Saturday with a 20-12 win over the visiting New Covenant Knights.
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